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We stayed at an ashram in Bangalore.
  Hindu place for religious study
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  • We stayed at an ashram in Bangalore.
  • Heinrich’s mother lives in an ashram now.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • She tells him her parents went to India once, to an ashram somewhere, before she was born.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Father Mulligan had died four years ago of viral hepatitis, in an ashram north of Rishikesh.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things

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  • Raised in Lubbock, Texas, he studied metaphysics at an ashram, and now lives in Austin.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • He used to go in back, it’s a sort of ashram back there.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • The opposing page is entirely taken up by a colour photo of the swimming pool of the Aurobindo Ashram.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The ashram is located on the outskirts of the former copper-smelting town of Tubb, Montana, now called Dharamsalapur.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • She wants me to go out to the ashram this summer.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • "Janet has been drawn to Montana, to an ashram," I said.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise

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  • She operates the ashram’s business activities.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Mike must have said something one time, in the ashram back of the Chickcharny.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • I filled Paul’s mind with things I had felt and seen beneath the ashram of the Chickcharny.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • Swimming beneath the ashram at night, I could ride the mounting drug dreams of that place, know the peace, the happiness, the joy, and withdraw if it turned to something else 
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • When he felt that I had progressed sufficiently, we turned our backs on the laughing and the shouting, the running and the splashing, the blue-green waves and the bubbly surf, and headed for the proper rectan-gularity and the formal flatness (and the paying admission) of the ashram swimming pool.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Janet, before retiring to the ashram, was a foreign-currency analyst who did research for a secret group of advanced theorists connected to some controversial think-tank.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • He stayed in touch with Baby Kochamma even after he joined the ashram.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Swami wants to know if our son is coming to the ashram this summer.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • The first time he called Mamaji "Mr. Fish" to my face I left a banana peel in his bed.) Even in his sixties, when he was a little stooped and a lifetime of counter-obstetric gravity had begun to nudge his flesh downwards, Mamaji swam thirty lengths every morning at the pool of the Aurobindo Ashram.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
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Associated words [difficulty]:   ashram [7] , avatar [5] , Dalai Lama [7] , Brahman [5] , Dalai Lama [7]
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